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There will be some road closures and diversions affecting services in Blyth, Newcastle, Shildon and Musgrave Gardens in February.

There will be some road closures and diversions affecting services in Blyth, Newcastle, Shildon and Musgrave Gardens in February. Please see below for more details.

Services X10 & X5

Part of Princess Louise Road will be closed to all traffic for approximately two weeks from 17th February 2014.

This will mean diverting all X10 and X5 Services as follows:

X10 to Newcastle will operate as normal up to Waterloo Road then turn right onto Renwick Road then left onto Albion Way and left onto Ford Drive through the Isabella to Southend Avenue turning right and back onto normal route from Newsham Road.

X10 travelling into Blyth will operate the reverse of the above and will observe the bus stop at Southend Avenue as you turn into the Isabella.

Service X5 to Newcastle will operate as normal to Broadway roundabout then straight over along Broadway turning right onto Plessey Road to Newsham Black Diamond Roundabout and down Newsham Road turning left at Southend Avenue and normal route from there.

Service X5 to Blyth will operate the reverse of above and please note you should go around the roundabout at Newsham instead of taking a tight left turn.

Special stopping arrangements for X5 :

Drivers will observe bus stops at Broadway - Sixth Avenue in both directions.#

Service 1 & 5

On Wednesday 5 February between 1300 and 1500 approx Shildon Rail Bridge will be closed to allow Railway Enthusiasts to view the arrival of steam locomotives.

During this closure service 1 will operate via Redworth Road and Middleton Road regaining normal route at King William.

Service 5 will run via Jubilee Crescent regaining normal route at King William.

Services should stop at all stops on the diversion route.

Service 64

Service 64 to Musgrave Gardens will operate the following route
Durham, Gilesgate, A690 normal route to Musgrave Gardens as far as Bradford Crescent after leaving Bradford Crescent take your first right into Roosevelt Road all the way up to Churchill Road turn Left Normal Route.

Service 64 to Sherburn will operate the following

Durham. Gilesgate, Sherburn Road, to Sherburn omitting A690 and Dragon Lane in both directions 

Sunday Service

Service 64 will operate Durham to Sherburn via Sherburn Road omitting Musgrave Gardens. A Shuttle service will be provided to cover Musgrave Gardens between 10:00 and 18:00pm.

During this closure Roosevelt Road will be hail and Ride

Services affected

1
X10, X11
5, 5A
64

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